Duties for Import Logistic coordinator:-
Import logistics coordinators are responsible for managing customs& transportation procedure with proper documentation of imported goods
Prepare complete Import documentation, arrange transporter, follow up for import shipment, transport rate inquiry and negotiations with the agents
Import Department will provide support to all of the logistics coordinators that handle chilled and frozen containers for detailed information and documents required.
Verifying documents i.e. Invoice, Packing list, Weight List, Certificate of Origin, Exporter Certificate, Shipment Advise, Delivery Note & Legalized Documents as per customs requirements.
Tracking containers: ocean ship lines regularly
Prepare, review and endorse documentation required for import activities.
Manage all shipment and logistics in a timely and efficient manner and in accordance with the guidelines
Coordinating with various department i.e import, Sales & warehouse for shipment arrangements, update and delivery follow up.
Responsible for the application of processes and procedures from Documents legalization - custom release - confirmation of receipt from customer to ECN (Equipment confirmation note from shipping line).
Prepare claim letter for damage & short landed shipment
Reporting to Operation Manager the Import activities on a weekly basis
Ensure on time, accuracy and completeness of required shipping documents
Prepare payable / receivable report to submit in accounting Department.
Liaise with Stock Control on Preparation of GRN
Skills and knowledge:
To be a import logistics coordinator you will need to have:
Excellent commercial awareness
Excellent problem-solving skills
The ability to take decisions and remain calm when under pressure
Confidence when leading negotiations especially with transport agencies and forwarding agencies.
Key Skill - Communication, problem solving, critical thinking, Interpersonal skills
The ability to plan and prioritize
Excellent organizational and planning skills
The ability to work well in a team
Good computer skills, especially in using spreadsheets, ability to use enterprise resource planning (ERP software) having facility of logistics, supply chain, transportation management system.
Should able to understand import laws , knowledge of shipping procedures ( land, sea, air ) and familiarity with supply chain management strategies.
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